Before the infamous assassination, John Wilkes Booth and his associates planned to only kidnap Abraham Lincoln. But when danger in the Confederacy grew, Booth hatched a new plan. The search for John Wilkes Booth after he assassinated Lincoln was one of the largest manhunts in history, with 10,000 federal troops, detectives and police tracking him down.
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Written By Curiosity Staff August 6, 2014
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